Shridhari, Śrīdharī: 2 definitions
Shridhari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Śrīdharī can be transliterated into English as Sridhari or Shridhari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Śrīdharī (श्रीधरी).—Name of commentary on the Paribhasendusekhara written by Sridhara. See श्रीधर (śrīdhara).
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)
Śrīdharī (श्रीधरी) is the name of a Sanskrit metre (chandas) defined by Bharata, to which Hemacandra (1088-1173 C.E.) assigned the alternative name of Mandākrāntā in his auto-commentary on the second chapter of the Chandonuśāsana. Hemacandra gives these alternative names for the metres by other authorities (like Bharata), even though the number of gaṇas or letters do not differ.
Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Shridharipancadashi, Shridhariya, Shridhariyasamhita, Shridhariyavyakhya.
Full-text: Shridhara, Mandakranta.
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